SRJC Course Outlines

5/23/2024 2:11:39 PMCHLD 217.2 Course Outline as of Summer 2009

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CHLD 217.2Title:  DRAMATIC PLAY & GAMES  
Full Title:  Dramatic Play and Games with Rules
Last Reviewed:8/24/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CHILD217.2

Catalog Description:
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This course explores theories of play and how adults support play as children grow and develop.  Students will learn to observe and identify elements of dramatic play and games with rules and the significance of this play at different developmental stages.  Strategies and methods for supporting play will be investigated.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course explores theories about the play of young children and how adults support play as children develop.  Students will learn to observe and identify elements of dramatic play and games with rules and the significance of this play at different developmental stages.  Strategies and methods for supporting these types of play will be investigated.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this class, students will be able to:
 1.  Define play, in general, using current play theories.
 2.  Define specifically the role of dramatic play and games with rules
     in the lives of young children at various developmental stages.
 3.  Identify dramatic play and games with rules in the context of all
     children's play within a cultural context.
 4.  Plan, adapt and implement strategies for supporting dramatic play
     and games with rules for children based on their individual
     developmental needs.

Topics and Scope
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A.  The theoretical basis of children's play
   1.  Characteristics, categories, and functions of children's play
   2.  The role of play in the growth and development of children as
       defined by the major developmental theories (Vygotsky, Piaget, Erikson
       etc.)
B.  Effects and influences of dramatic play and games with rules in each
   of the major developmental domains including:
   1.  Social-emotional development
   2.  Cognitive and language development
   3.  Physical development
C.  Applied theory
   1.  Identification and observation of dramatic play
   2.  Identification and observation of games with rules
D.  Strategies for supporting dramatic play and games with rules
   1.  Use of observation in supporting dramatic play and games with
       rules
   2.  Orchestrating dramatic play and games with rules (preparing space,
       props, time and scaffolding)
   3.  Creating games with and for young children
   4.  Adapting and extending dramatic play and games with rules

Assignments:
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Assignments may include the following:
 1.  Reading assignments (approximately 60 pages).
 2.  Written observation of dramatic play and games with rules (2 written
     observations of approximately 2 pages each).
 3.  Creation and presentation of props to support dramatic play.
 4.  Creation and presentation of an age appropriate game to play with
     young children.
 5.  Written exam.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 30%
Written observation
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
15 - 35%
Class performances, Creation and presentation of prop and games
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Written exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 35%
Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Young Children Magazine, Journal of the National Association for the
Education of Young Children, Washington, D.C., May 2003 issue.  (Classic in the field)

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